We discuss determination of jumps for functions with generalized bounded variation. The questions are motivated by A. Gelb
and E. Tadmor , F. M�ricz  and  and Q. L. Shi and X. L. Shi . Corollary 1 improves the results proved in B. I.
Golubov  and G. Kvernadze .
We prove that the conjugate convolution operators can be used to calculate jumps for functions. Our results generalize the theorems established by He and Shi. Furthermore, by using Lukács and Móricz's idea, we solve an open question posed by Shi and Hu.
A characterization formula of an orthonormal multiwavelet with di_erent real dilations and translations for LE2(R) is presented. The result includes the known result on the classical Hardy space H2(R).
A complex of neodymium perchloric acid coordinated with L-glutamic acid and imidazole, [Nd(Glu)(H2O)5(Im)3](ClO4)6·2H2O was synthesized and characterized by IR and elements analysis for the first time. The thermodynamic properties of the complex
were studied with an automatic adiabatic calorimeter and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC). Glass transition and phase
transition were discovered at 221.83 and 245.45 K, respectively. The glass transition was interpreted as a freezing-in phenomenon
of the reorientational motion of ClO4− ions and the phase transition was attributed to the orientational order/disorder process of ClO4− ions. The heat capacities of the complex were measured with the automatic adiabatic calorimeter and the thermodynamic functions
[HT-H298.15] and [ST-S298.15] were derived in the temperature range from 80 to 390 K with temperature interval of 5 K. Thermal decomposition behavior
of the complex in nitrogen atmosphere was studied by thermogravimetric (TG) analysis and differential scanning calorimetry
Authors:X. Cao, X. Yang, J. Shi, Y. Liu, and C. Wang
The effect of glucose (0–15 mass%) on the kinetics of bovine serum albumin (BSA) denatured aggregation at high concentration
in aqueous solution has been studied by differential scanning calorimetry. The observed denatured aggregation process was
irreversible and could be characterized by a denaturation temperature (Tm), apparent activation energy (Ea), the approximate order of reaction, and pre-exponential factor (A). As the glucose concentration increased from 0 to 15 mass%, Tm increased, Ea also increased from 514.59409±6.61489 to 548.48611±7.81302 kJ mol−1, and A/s−1 increased from 1.24239E79 to 5.59975E83. The stabilization increased with an increasing concentration of glucose, which was
attributed to its ability to alter protein denatured aggregation kinetics.
The kinetic analysis was carried out using a composite procedure involving the iso-conversional method and the master plots
method. The iso-conversional method indicated that denatured aggregation of BSA in the presence and absence of glucose should
conform to single reaction model. The master plots method suggested that the simple order reaction model best describe the
process. This study shows the combination of iso-conversional method and the master plots method can be used to quantitatively
model the denatured aggregation mechanism of the BSA in the presence and absence of glucose.
Authors:D. Wang, A. Bai, X. Lin, L. Fang, X. Shu, X. Shi, Q. Sun, and X. Wang
Supercritical fluid extraction (SFE) was used to extract shionone from Aster tataricus L. f. The effect of various parameters, i.e., temperature, pressure and sample particle size on yield was investigated with an analytical-scale SFE system to find the optimal conditions. The process was then scaled up by 50 times with a preparative SFE system under the optimized conditions of temperature 40 °C, pressure 30 MPa, and a sample particle size of 40–60 mesh. Then preparative high-speed counter-current chromatography was successfully used for isolation and purification of shionone from the SFE extract with a two-phase solvent system composed of n-hexane-methanol (2:1, volume ratio). The separation produced a total of 75 mg of shionone from 500 mg of the crude extract in one step separation with the purity of 98.7%, respectively, as determined by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) and 92% recovery. The structure of shionone was identified by electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry (ESI-MS), hydrogen-1 nuclear magnetic resonance (1H-NMR), and carbon-13 nuclear magnetic resonance (13C-NMR).
Authors:X. Zhang, C. Shi, J. Wu, S. Yue, and Y. Qi
Developmental genetics of phenylalanine content in
hybrid rice (
L.) have been studied through 7
rice crossed with 5
rice by using the developmental genetic models and corresponding statistical approaches for quantitative traits of triploid seeds in cereal crops. The unconditional genetic model was used to analyze the cumulative genetic effects (from flowering to a specific time) along the developmental stages, and the conditional genetic model was used to analyze the genetic effects in one specially developmental stage from one filling time to another time (
). Results showed that phenylalanine content of
hybrid rice was simultaneously controlled by the triploid endosperm effects, cytoplasm effects, diploid maternal effects and their genotype × environment interaction effects. Endosperm dominance effect, maternal additive effect and cytoplasmic effect were more important at the initial stage of rice development than endosperm additive effect and maternal dominance effect. With regard to the components of heritability, maternal and cytoplasm general heritability and their interaction heritability were higher for phenylalanine content at all 5 developmental stages. Respectively, it occupied 68.3, 92.4, 100.0, 100.0 and 78.9% among all the component of heritability. It was suggested that improving the phenylalanine content of
hybrid rice would be more efficient when selection was based on maternal plants at early generations in rice breeding program.
By using the critical point theory, the existence of periodic solutions to second order nonlinear p-Laplacian difference equations is obtained. The main approach used is a variational technique and the saddle point theorem. The problem is to solve the existence of periodic solutions of second order nonlinear p-Laplacian difference equations.
Authors:G. Xie, S. Chen, S. Gao, X. Meng, and Q. Shi
A novel solid complex, formulated as Ho(PDC)3
(o-phen), has been obtained from the reaction
of hydrate holmium chloride, ammonium pyrrolidinedithiocarbamate (APDC) and
in absolute ethanol, which was characterized by elemental analysis, TG-DTG
and IR spectrum. The enthalpy change of the reaction of complex formation
from a solution of the reagents, ΔrHmθ (sol), and the molar heat capacity of the complex, cm,
were determined as being –19.1610.051 kJ mol–1
and 79.2641.218 J mol–1 K–1
at 298.15 K by using an RD-496 III heat conduction microcalorimeter. The enthalpy
change of complex formation from the reaction of the reagents in the solid
phase, ΔrHmθ(s), was calculated as
being (23.9810.339) kJ mol–1 on the
basis of an appropriate thermochemical cycle and other auxiliary thermodynamic
data. The thermodynamics of reaction of formation of the complex was investigated
by the reaction in solution at the temperature range of 292.15–301.15
K. The constant-volume combustion energy of the complex, ΔcU, was determined as being –16788.467.74
kJ mol–1 by an RBC-II type rotating-bomb
calorimeter at 298.15 K. Its standard enthalpy of combustion, ΔcHmθ, and standard enthalpy of formation,
ΔfHmθ, were calculated to be –16803.957.74 and –1115.428.94
kJ mol–1, respectively.
Authors:S. Chen, Sh Gao, X. Yang, R. Hu, and Q. Shi
Solid complexes of M(His)2Cl2nH2O (M=Mn, Co, Ni, Cu) of MnCl26H2O, CoCl26H2O, NiCl26H2O, CuCl22H2O and L-α-histidine (His) have been prepared in 95% ethanol solution and characterized by elemental analyses, chemical analyses,
IR and TG-DTG. The constant-volume combustion energies of the complexes have been determined by a rotating-bomb calorimeter.
And the standard enthalpies of formation of the complexes have been calculated as well.